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Cheap candles hurt your health

I always avoid the cheap and highly superficial candle aisles in any Big Box store along with those Yankee Candle stores because the unnatural smells make my nose-smeller go out on overload. How can this be you ask? It is … Continue reading

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Making a flu vaccine

How to manufacture a flu vaccine: Start with egg protein and grow enough flu virus to make the vaccine (take a wild guess as to which strain of flu might dominate the next season). Next, add some formaldehyde to kill … Continue reading

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E-cigarettes: A “healthy cigarrette”?

E-cigarette markets have been booming and last year topped over $1 billion in sales with projections for annual sales of $10 billion within the next five years. But are e-cigarettes safer than traditional tobacco? Are they even AS safe? Public … Continue reading

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Crazy for incense

Hazard assessments of incense smoke have associated incense smoke with health problems including: eye, nose, throat and skin irritation; respiratory symptoms, asthma; headaches; exacerbation of cardiovascular disease and changes in lung-cell structure. In the latest study, particles and gases emitted … Continue reading

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